By Deborah Poole

Created from 24 newly commissioned chapters, this defining reference quantity on Latin the US introduces English-language readers to the debates, traditions, and sensibilities that experience formed the research of this different quarter.

  • Contributors comprise the most favourite figures in Latin American and Latin Americanist anthropology
  • Offers formerly unpublished paintings from Latin the USA students that has been translated into English explicitly for this quantity
  • Includes overviews of nationwide anthropologies in Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Argentina, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and Brazil, and is additionally topically fascinated with new study
  • Draws on unique ethnographic and archival examine
  • Highlights nationwide and nearby debates
  • Provides a vibrant experience of ways anthropologists usually mix highbrow and political paintings to deal with the urgent social and cultural problems with Latin the United States

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In S. Visacovsky and R. Guber (eds), Historias y estilos de trabajo de campo en Argentina (pp. 153–202). Buenos Aires: Editorial Antropofagia. indd 29 1/25/2008 12:04:59 PM 30 CLAUDIA BRIONES AND ROSANA GUBER Lazzari, A. (2004) Antropología en el estado. El Instituto Etnico Nacional (1946–1955). In F. Neiburg and M. Plotkin (eds), Intelectuales y expertos. La constitución del conocimiento social en la Argentina (pp. 203–230). Buenos Aires: Editorial Paidós. Lenton, D. (1992) Relaciones interétnicas.

Runa (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras) 7(1):5–28. Bórmida, M. (1961) Ciencias antropológicas y humanismo. Revista de la Universidad de Buenos Aires 6(3):470– 490. indd 28 1/25/2008 12:04:59 PM ARGENTINA: CONTAGIOUS MARGINALITIES 29 Bórmida, M. (1969–70) Mito y cultura. Bases para una ciencia de la conciencia mítica y una etnología tautegórica. Runa (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras) 12. Briones, C. ” Una deconstrucción antropológica de la diferencia.

Social Anthropology as a place of dissidence The basis of “social anthropology” in Buenos Aires and La Plata, Rosario and other university centers revolved, for a long time, around the theoretical-ideological mix that prevailed in the 1960–1970s. For some anthropologists and sociologists, “social anthropology” referred to a combination of ethnography concerned with social change and intellectual commitment to the fate of social subjects. indd 20 1/25/2008 12:04:59 PM ARGENTINA: CONTAGIOUS MARGINALITIES 21 at times in line, at others in marked disagreement with British anthropology.

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